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La Fonda on Main

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Mexican, , Latin
2415 N Main Ave, San Antonio, TX 78212-3450
+1 210-733-0621
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (44 reviews)
“enchiladas” (113 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (45 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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2415 N Main Ave, San Antonio, TX 78212-3450
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Reviewed yesterday

Whenever we go to San Antonio, we usually end up eating at one of Tex-Mex restaurants on Riverwalk. This time we wanted good food, and this restaurant came up in the search. We are very happy we chose La Fonda. Charming restaurant, great food, good...More

Thank 175MOM
Reviewed yesterday

There is a reason that this place is a San Antonio institution. The food is exceptional, the margaritas as legit.... beautiful atmosphere. The service is warm and friendly, but REALLY SLOW, which is fine if you know that this is how it will be. Do...More

Thank Hilary F
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is an upscale restaurant where casual dress is the rule. The food and service were first class. Our server was extremely helpful with recommendations. There is no rush to get out, which helped as we had lots to talk about. They have a very...More

Thank alseitel
Reviewed 5 days ago

Our granddaughter, a student in SA, booked a dinner here for wife and me with some college friends and her. She knew to make reservations! This is a really busy place- pretty loud and boisterous.. I had carne asada and wife had camarones, along with...More

Thank TX2OBX
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great service and recommendations by our server Erick Estrada. No kidding! Jalapeño infused margarita was perfect with a bite at the end. Tried the la Fonda special which had cheese enchiladas, beef taco, pork tamale along with beans and rice. Everything was authentically seasoned and...More

Thank Evan R
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The decor is awesome! We were in the courtyard area. They staff are so accommodating, we had a ton of luggage and they were cool about us stacking it up against a wall. They don’t have a coat check which is understandable. Their margaritas are...More

Thank Eforce1962
Reviewed 1 week ago

I really appreciated the host and server being incredibly accommodating to our group. We shared several dishes and the staff was flexible. Loved the duck in the queso fundido and the mexcal cocktail!

Thank lnmoschella
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great meal here. Made a fajita salad for me that was wonderful! Fajitas are delicious too. Very authentic Mexican food and atmosphere is beautiful.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great appetizers, main courses, and service. We ate inside, as the weather was uncertain, but would have eaten outside, A very enjoyable evening!

Thank ScubaDyver
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely setting, excellent staff; food was the best ever! Sat outside both times as weather was perfect; service was excellent.

Thank shbmizzou69
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Susan B
11 September 2017|
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Response from iljames | Reviewed this property |
Allen Flowers - They are very close, maybe 1/2 mile at most - southeast of La Fonda on McCullogh, which is parallel to Main and a block east.
Sarah L
4 November 2016|
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Response from Lina D | Reviewed this property |
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12 October 2015|
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Response from Art G | Reviewed this property |
Give them a call about the puffy tacos! It is not infrequent that something will not be on a menu, but they make it for you! The current owner John Berry (I think son of the founder), is very good. I also second the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2415 N Main Ave, San Antonio, TX 78212-3450
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 210-733-0621
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Located just a few minutes from downtown in architecturally rich Monte Vista, La Fonda on Main is the oldest Mexican food restaurant in San Antonio. La Fonda serves both the best of Tex-Mex cuisine as well as authentic dishes of interior Mexico in a fun and casual setting with beautiful patio dining. Open daily serving lunch and dinner as well as a memorable Sunday brunch menu, we offer a full bar with a wide variety of liquor, beer and wine. Our famous margaritas are made with hand-squeezed limes and your choice of a large selection of tequilas.
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